Kuwait City -
The father of "Jihadi John" said in an interview published Wednesday that there was no proof that his son was the Islamic State executioner, adding there were a number of "false rumours" circulating.
New Delhi -
India has banned the broadcast of a controversial documentary in which one of the men who gang-raped and murdered a student is shown blaming the victim -- a move the film's maker called "arbitrary censorship".
One plane was diverted and another delayed to avoid two Russian bombers that flew through Irish-controlled airspace without warning in February, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) said on Tuesday.
New Delhi -
A film-maker behind a new documentary about a fatal gang-rape in India that caused global outrage told Tuesday how one of the men sentenced to death for the killing had shown no remorse during a "chilling" interview.
Kuwait City -
Kuwaiti authorities are closely monitoring several relatives of "Jihadi John" who live and work in the Gulf emirate where the Islamic State executioner was born, press reports said on Sunday.
Deprived of tourists by the advent of cheap foreign holidays, many of Britain's faded seaside towns have become pockets of deprivation -- and fertile territory for the populist, anti-European UK Independence Party (UKIP).
Britain's Prince William on Sunday made a pilgrimage to port communities devastated by a huge tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, receiving origami paper cranes from survivors before the fourth anniversary of the disaster.
The London man believed to be Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" told a journalist four years ago that surveillance by British security services had left him contemplating suicide, it emerged Saturday.
Prime Minister David Cameron has defended Britain's security services after Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" was unmasked as London graduate Mohammed Emwazi, a man previously monitored by spy agency MI5.
"Jihadi John", the masked Islamic State group militant believed responsible for beheading of at least five Western hostages, has been named as Kuwaiti-born computing graduate Mohammed Emwazi from London.
Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday they filed an appeal to Sweden's Supreme Court seeking to quash the 2010 warrant for his arrest on accusations of rape and molestation.
Swiss authorities on Wednesday raided the offices of British banking giant HSBC's Swiss unit as part of a money laundering probe into the bank that has been accused of helping clients to dodge millions of dollars in taxes.
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Brazilian authorities have dropped their case against a British businessman accused of being involved in a $100-million ticket scalping racket at last year's World Cup, his company reported Wednesday.
Journalists at French newspaper Le Monde reacted angrily Wednesday to criticism from two of the paper's businessmen owners over its decision to publish the names of wealthy HSBC clients who dodged tax by opening Swiss accounts.
Herve Falciani was once just an IT worker at a big bank, but since running off with hundreds of thousands of damaging documents from banking giant HSBC he has been alternately called a hero and a thief."He is brave. We have the highest opinion of Mr.
The man who stole the trove of secret files that sparked a global scandal over banking giant HSBC's alleged assistance to wealthy tax dodgers called Monday for more protections for whistleblowers.
The former HSBC employee who leaked sensational secret documents alleging the bank helped wealthy customers dodge millions of dollars in taxes warned Tuesday that the revelations are just the "tip of the iceberg".
Russian President Vladimir Putin is behaving like a "mid-20th century tyrant", British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Sunday, urging him to change track and save Russia's economy from further decline.
British mathematician Alan Turing ended his life condemned for being gay, but "The Imitation Game" has finally seen him recognised as a hero who hastened the end of World War II by cracking the Nazis' codes.
A London Underground roundel at one of the entrances to Piccadilly Circus tube station. Piccadilly Circus itself is in the background.
The HMS Albion, an Albion class landing platform dock of the Royal Navy
On August 3, 2001, car bombing by the Real Irish Republican Army (RIRA) in Ealing, London, United Kingdom. Seven people suffered injuries and the Ealing Broadway shopping center, which was adjacent to the blast, suffered substantial property damage.
Falling down drunk
The olympic rings on Tower (London) Bridge for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
Reconstruction of the distinguished lady from York
A jubilee Union Jack flag flies in West Wittering, Sussex
Parents of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped from a Chibok school last month express sorrow and outrage at a public gathering.
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London Underground train at Watford station.
Parents of victims last month's mass kidnapping from a school in northeastern Nigeria express sorrow and outrage
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London Underground train at the Central Line platforms of Oxford Circus tube station. Terrorists of the Real Irish Republican Army seeking to carry out an attack during the Olympics may go after softer targets like those of public transport systems and shopping centers if the Games prove to be too hard of a target.
'From the BBC's picture library, Elvis. Caption says it was taken on 1 September 1993.'
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CO19 operatives patrol London in specialized high-speed police cars called Armed Response Vehicles (ARV). Operatives use the vehicles to rapidly respond to terrorism incidents or incidents in which other police officials need assistance against conventional but nonetheless violent armed criminals (i.e. gang members, drug dealers, armed robbers, murderers, etc.) There are two CO19 members assigned to an ARV which also carries their tactical/SWAT gear and machine guns.
Hundreds of miles of bunting were sold in the run-up to Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee